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Archivist Librarian


  • Town of Kingston, MA
  • 11/22/21
  • Plymouth, MA
  • 02360
  • range based on experience / Yearly
  • Full-Time
What a great time to be an Archivist. Imagine the possibility of working for the Town of Kingston and the history that surrounds us.

This position will put your 3+ years of related experience, your librarian certification from the MA Board of Library Commissioners, and your working knowledge of the principles and practices of professional library work including procedures and practices of archival management, online digital image repository systems to good use.

To view the full job description and apply please checkout the Town of Kingston, Employment Page.

Essential Function Highlights:
Manages and coordinates the local history, collections, services, and resources for the Kingston Public Library. Coordinates access to, management of, and preservation of local history collections, which includes materials of significant historical and monetary value. Promotes and provides physical and remote access to the collections, proactively and by request.

Develops and describes the local history collections. Designs, develops, and maintains systems to manage physical collections and digital content. Creates and maintains relational databases, finding aids, metadata records and other descriptive tools according to best archival practice and observed demand. Seeks out and assesses donations and purchases of historical and research materials. Deaccessions material.

Manages LHR server on the Library's network. Creates online sites and services for internal and external audiences.

Designs and develops digital initiatives. develops priorities and plans for digitizing collections.

This is a Schedule B2:S3 position on the Towns Wage and Personnel Bylaws with 10 steps of salary. FY22 range is $43,911 $74,435 with rate considerations of experience and internal equity. This is a 35 hour per week position consisting of a schedule that is conducive with the librarys hours of operations.


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